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celebrations in the philippines are muted this year. typhoon bopha killed more than 1,000 people and devastated many communities. >> a somber moment for the people. typhoon bopha killed more than 150 lives here and left virtually nothing in its wake. the only sizable building still standing is this makeshift chapel. it has back focal point for survivors. >> we're still thankful, even if we only have the capital, the last structure remaining. we're ok as long as people's hearts are directed towards the lord. >> the fill speens one of the most christian -- philippines is one of the most christian countries in the world. they are relying on their faith to get them through the ordeal. >> even if we are facing a difficult situation, we still need to pray. we are still sylvia celebrating christmas -- still celebrating christmas and still grateful that we are still alive. >> for many life will be spent in at the present times living off international aid. >> their houses have been destroyed and some completely. everything is down. the livelihood is greatly affected as well because the country, the tre
. it is the strongest i can hit the country in 20 years. the philippines are set to approve a landmark law that will approve contraceptives and sexual and education costs. the president says that it will reduce maternal death and promote family planning. joining us from manila now, where are we at with this now? our live as leaders confident it will go through? >> there are very confident. it looks like it will be passed within the next half-hour. the house of representatives has overwhelmingly voted to pass the reproductive health bill and the senate is on its third and final reading. the majority have cast their votes already and it seems that they are all in support of this bill. those voting against it will be in the minority. the final figures will be in the next half-hour. from here, with the legislature approving this bill, a bicameral conference will be convened where both sides can look at their bill. then they can take it to ratification. only one will be ratified after that process and it will be signed into law. this is historic because talks is the first time this controversia
melting of the arctic to superstorm sandy to the massive typhoon in the philippines. 2012 will also be remembered for a series of mass shootings from aurora, arata, to the sikh temple, to be shooting in newtown, conn.. the case around trayvon martin sparked national protest after officials refused to arrest george zimmerman. president obama continues his secret drone wars. we spend the hour looking back at the moment and movements that shaped 2012. >> democratic congresswoman gabrielle giffords has announced she will step down this week. she was shot in the head last year in a shooting spree that left six people dead in tucson. >> thank you for your prayers and for giving me the time to recover. i have more work to do on my recovery, so i will do what is best for arizona. i will step down this week. >> iraqis are voicing outrage over the sentencing of the last marines charged in the 2005 massacre of 25 civilians. on tuesday, frank woodrich received no jail time. >> i was expecting the american courts would sentence the person to life in prison. he should appear and confessed to the
be coming from india, from the people's republic of china, perhaps from the philippines. narrator: without great wealth and power, these new asian americans are not likely to encounter the same kinds of cultural conflicts. they just want to adapt and make new lives for themselves in a city of diverse local voices and ever-changing global connections. within north america, the subregion of canada is the second-largest country in the world. but with its harsh northern climate, much of this land is sparsely inhabited. the streetlights in this nighttime image from space show the distribution of population in the eastern u.s. and canada. eighty-five percent of canadians live within 200 miles of the u.s. border. one of its biggest cities is montreal. as in vancouver, immigration has a major impact on montreal's urban and political geography. montreal is the primate city of quebec, a french island in an anglo-american sea. the québécois work very hard to preserve their language bugrowing onalism and e quebecovereign movement could ado e ku ofanadiaon bugrowing onalism and e quebecovereign movem
others are injured. a fire swept through two rows of apartments in the philippines. six people were killed, and thousands are now homeless. it is not clear how the fire started. it is thought the electric circuit might have been overloaded with holiday lights. an indian policeman who was injured during a demonstration in new delhi has died. the 42-year-old was reportedly beaten up by front esters. -- protesters. >> the barricades are up, and there is a heavy security presence with police lining the streets that were popular with protesters. the government has shut down all roads leading to the city center. the protesters say they will come in rally, and the process will go on despite the violence over the weekend. the police are investigating the death of a constable who was injured. the police have arrested a few people. they're going through television footage, and they're calling for witnesses to come forward the chief minister has ordered a high-level probe into allegations that police disrupted the reporting of a statement from a 23-year-old gang-rape victim, made from her hosp
. the number of people killed in this month's massive typhoon in the southern philippines has surpassed 1020 with the total expected to rise. eight officialsttttttttttttttttt 850 people remain missing. the u.s. has refused to sign on to a new united nations treaty calling for all countries that equal say in governance of the internet. a u.n. conference on a new global it smashed a communications treaty ended friday with an agreement to bring the internet under u.s. auspices but the u.s. along with key allies, including britain and canada, refused to join, saying u.n. jurisdiction would hand too much control to unfavorable governments. the treaty is slated to take effect in 2015. protests were held around the world friday to call attention to labor practices at the retail giant walmart. workers in the u.s. and nine other countries rallied at walmart stores and subsidiaries to denounce the company's alleged attempts to silence workers seeking to unionize and reform workplace conditions. aside from the u.s., the demonstrations took place in argentina, brazil, chile, nicaragua, canada, britain,
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